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Revenue Development Director

13 February 2019

Parkinson Québec is a non-profit association supporting people living with Parkinson’s disease. Employing fifteen people the organization has experienced a constant growth in recent years. With a mission to fund various projects and programs of vital interest to its members, the organization also aims to improve its offer of services and better support its users.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Revenue development director will be mandated to elaborate a comprehensive revenue development strategy, put in place the tools and resources that will enable the realization and then actively execute the plan to achieve objectives established for the four-year strategic…

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Dance this winter!

4 February 2019

Come dance the tango this winter with Tango Libre. Whether you are just discovering this dance or are already a committed dancer, Gerardo and Elyse will guide you in this new class offered to those living with Parkinson’s disease and their partners. Classes begin on February 10 at the Plateau Mont-Royal studio. We are looking forward to meet you!

Information and to register :

1650, rue Marie-Anne Est, Montréal (Québec), H2J 2E1

514 527-5197

info@tangolibre.qc.ca – www.tangolibre.ca

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Requesting Volunteers for the Board of Directors of Parkinson Québec

30 January 2019

Parkinson Québec is a non-profit organization that strives for excellence in research, advocacy, education and supporting those living with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones.  In partnership with our 12 regional offices or organizations throughout Quebec, Parkinson Québec :

  • educates people living with Parkinson’s disease and provides them with the tools they need to live an active and fulfilling life;
  • supports people living with Parkinson’s disease and their families, throughout the course of the disease;
  • invests in research to develop more effective treatment and ultimately find a cure.

 

Becoming a member of a Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to…

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Scotiabank’s Charitable Challenge 2019

20 December 2018

The Scotiabank Charity Challenge is the community component of all Canadian Circuit events where Scotiabank is involved. In addition to supporting the local economy where the event takes place, the Charity Challenge raises funds for local charities. As such, the Challenge has enabled Parkinson Québec to raise more than $ 18,000 in 2018! In 2019, our goal is $ 20,000.

Participate in the various races in corporate, university or individual teams.  Come run 5 km, 10 km or 21 km with us! Details below.

Why run with us?

  • Reimbursement of registration fees (upon request) for participants who raise a minimum of…

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Nordic walking: move outdoors!

17 December 2018

Why is Nordic walking so popular?

This sport is accessible to everyone and has many benefits, including improving lung capacity and improving muscle tone.

Nordic walking is more active than “classic” walking, as it also solicits upper body muscles using specially designed poles to walk.

If you like walking and green spaces, this is a great way to exercise (even in winter!)

Benefits of Nordic Walking:

 

  • improves respiratory capacity
  • strengthens the immune system
  • improves mood
  • tones the thighs and…

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